Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • The Patriots Should Not Start Mac Jones Over Cam Newton

    The Big Lead "The New England Patriots stood pat during the 2021 NFL Draft and ended up with Alabama QB Mac Jones with the No. 15 overall slot. Jones was projected to go as high as No. 3 during pre-draft coverage but ended up sliding after the Niners took Trey Lance instead. He is..." May 04

  • Patriots draft Mac Jones, but Bill Belichick says Cam Newton 'is our QB' "The New England Patriots now have a quarterback room featuring one player from Alabama and two from Auburn. That should make for some interesting conversations about one of college football's greatest rivalries when players return to Gillette Stadium for offseason..." April 30

  • Jarret Stidham Not Conceding Starting Job to Cam Newton

    Heavy "Many have penciled Cam Newton in as the starter for the New England Patriots in 2021. Jarrett Stidham has seemingly not conceded and has been impressive during the offseason. While both Newton and Stidham attended the voluntary workouts earlier this..." April 26

  • Cam Newton among Patriots reporting for voluntary work today

    Mass Live "The NFLPA said “many” Patriots would be skipping OTAs, but Cam Newton isn’t one of them. The quarterback is actually leading the voluntary workouts in Foxborough on Monday, according to ESPN’s Mike Reiss. Much has been made of..." April 19

  • Patriots Putting Cam Newton in Win-or-Else Situation

    Heavy "The New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was asked if he felt he failed Cam Newton in 2020 by not surrounding him with enough weapons. The response to the question and the subsequent takes have created a bit of an ultimatum for the 2015 NFL MVP, at least according..." April 15

  • Cam Newton Shows ‘Crafty’ Pocket Presence in New Video

    Heavy "The New England Patriots‘ Cam Newton rarely gets much credit these days, but The Checkdown posted a video on social media Friday showing him at his best during the 2020 season. Newton and the Patriots are coming off a rough season, and it’s easy to forget..." April 10

  • Comedian Megastar Gives Cam Newton Cryptic Advice for Dealing With Haters

    Heavy "The New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has a new show on BET called Sip and Smoke where he interviews and speaks to prominent people about a variety of topics. In the show’s first episode, Newton sits down with comedian, actor, radio personality, and..." April 03

  • Stephen A. Smith Proposes Blockbuster Trade Involving Cam Newton & Jimmy Garoppolo

    Total Pro Sports "Jimmy Garoppolo has been the subject of trade news all offseason, but it really ramped up when the 49ers made a bold trade up for the No. 3 pick. Head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch made it clear the team has no plans to move on from Jimmy G. ESPN’s..." April 03

  • Patriots do not view Cam Newton as their starting QB for 2021?

    98.5 The Sports Hub "After their free agency spending spree, there’s one piece left in the Patriots’ puzzle – quarterback. While the team did re-sign Cam Newton earlier this month, there’s doubt as to whether or not he’s a viable, long-term option. Appearing..." March 25

  • Boston Radio Hosts Destroy The Patriots For Re-Signing Cam Newton: ‘Washed Up Has Been’

    Total Pro Sports "The Patriots’ decision to bring Cam Newton back was largely met by negative reactions from the fan base to Boston sports talk radio hosts. On 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Felger and Mazz,” the show’s hosts didn’t mince any words when criticizing Newton..." March 18

  • Cam Newton seemingly reacts to Patriots’ huge free agent signings

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots have been by far the most aggressive team since the legal tampering period of free agency began on Monday, and Cam Newton likes what he has seen. Newton, who recently re-signed with the Patriots on a one-year deal, shared an Instagram post on Tuesday morning..." March 16

  • Jonnu Smith is Already Cam Newton's Favorite Target For the Patriots

    The Big Lead "The New England Patriots are not exactly known for splurging in free agency, but that is mostly because they rarely had the cap space to make big moves throughout their dynastic run. When they did have the cap space, though, they weren't shy; the last time Bill..." March 15

  • Cam Newton: I refuse to let them sleep on me in 2021

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots quarterback Cam Newton is heading back for his second season in New England, and he thinks this one will be better. Newton had one of the worst seasons of his career, and the Patriots had their worst season in two decades, in 2020. But Newton posted a video on..." March 13

  • Why re-signing Cam Newton evolved into a necessary step for Bill Belichick, Patriots

    CBS Sports "A Cam Newton return to Foxborough in 2021 was always in the cards. Bill Belichick's affinity for the quarterback was apparent throughout the regular season in 2020 and it shouldn't be a surprise to anyone who was watching intently that this loyalty has since bled into the..." March 13

  • Shannon Sharpe Thinks the Patriots Can Be a Playoff Team With Cam Newton, Is Correct

    The Big Lead "The New England Patriots experienced something last year that most other franchises have suffered through more recently: a disappointing and empty season in which clear solutions were hard to come by and the uncertainty of an unclear future. Cam Newton piloted the team to a..." March 12

  • Social Media Roasts Kid Who Disrespected Cam Newton For Being A Free Agent After He Signed New Deal

    Total Pro Sports "Jseth Owens was really hoping his name would not trend on social media again, but Cam Newton is back in the news. On Friday, Newton re-signed with the Patriots on a one-year deal. The contract is worth up to $13.6 million with about $6 million of the deal is tied to incentives. " March 12

  • Each in search of redemption, Patriots and Cam Newton wise to run it back

    USA Today "In one of the most sensible moves of the offseason, the New England Patriots and Cam Newton worked out an agreement that will keep the former league MVP in Foxborough for another year. Newton, according to multiple reports, will earn close to $14 million in this new deal,..." March 12

  • People Are Mad Cam Newton Got $14 Million From Patriots

    Black Sports Online "It is insane to me, but not surprising that there is a certain section of our society that is upset a black man is getting paid even off a subpar year. Especially, when so many white backup QBs get paid a lot to do basically nothing but hold a clipboard. The Patriots..." March 12

  • Patriots to re-sign QB Cam Newton to one-year deal

    Boston Globe "The Patriots will re-sign quarterback Cam Newton to a one-year deal, according to a league source. Newton spent the 2020 season in New England as Tom Brady’s replacement, and passed for 2,657 yards and eight touchdowns. He also missed a portion of the season after testing..." March 12

  • Cam Newton has funny explanation for practicing with trash cans

    Larry Brown Sports "Cam Newton is hunting for a new team for the 2021 season, and motivating himself in an unusual way. The veteran quarterback shared a picture of himself working out while surrounded by trash cans. The reason? In his own words, “having a constant reminder of keep motivation close..." March 11

  • Panthers Had Cool Message For Cam Newton On Thursday "Greg Olsen and Thomas Davis retired as members of the Carolina Panthers on Thursday. Will the organization try and initiate a similar ceremony of sorts when Cam Newton eventually retires? The Newton-Carolina ending was awkward to say the least. The Panthers wanted..." March 11

  • 5 most overrated NFL free agents of 2021

    Sportsnaut "We see it every year around the league. Overrated NFL free agents signing big-money deals, putting teams in salary cap hell in the process.  The Las Vegas Raiders’ decision to release wide receiver Tyrell Williams and defensive back Lamarcus Joyner got..." March 08

  • Why the Bears Should Go After Cam Newton in Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Stop us if you've heard this before: The Chicago Bears need a quarterback. Mitchell Trubisky is heading into free agency, and he and the Bears have "zero interest" in extending their time together, according to ESPN's David Kaplan. Nick..." March 03

  • Bill Belichick’s stance on Cam Newton, possible 2021 return

    Clutch Points "Cam Newton’s first and possible lone season with the New England Patriots in 2020 didn’t go according to plan. Despite the struggles that Newton and New England’s offense had this past season, Bill Belichick could be open to bringing back Newton in 2021, per Ben..." February 28

  • 5 teams who are a perfect fit for free-agent QB Cam Newton

    Sportsnaut "Cam Newton signed a one-year prove-it deal late last offseason with the New England Patriots, and after an underwhelming 2020 campaign the former NFL MVP will hit the open market again. Where might Newton land? Where could he compete for a starting job? Here are five..." February 26

  • Cam Newton Says He Hopes Jseth Owens' Apology Is a Lesson to Young Players

    Bleacher Report "Cam Newton says he hopes his verbal sparring with a youth football player and the youngster's subsequent apology is a lesson for young players. "I would like to say this, for all the kids that watch this: Let this be a lesson," Newton said in a Facebook..." February 25

  • The Best Option for Cam Newton, Patriots Is 2021 Reunion

    Bleacher Report "The 2020 season is one best forgotten by quarterback Cam Newton and the New England Patriots. The Patriots posted a losing record for the first time since 2000 and missed the postseason for the first time since 2008. Newton threw just eight touchdown passes and 10 interceptions..." February 25

  • Cam Newton hopes young players learn from apology

    ESPN "Cam Newton said Thursday that he respects the apology from the high school football player who trash-talked him at a 7-on-7 tournament and hopes their exchange that went viral can be a learning experience for many. The player, Jseth Owens of Perkiomen Valley High School..." February 25

  • Oddsmakers have interesting prediction about Patriots’ QB situation

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots seem to have no idea who their starting quarterback will be in 2021, but that has not stopped oddsmakers from speculating. Interestingly enough, some of them feel the most likely option to start for the Patriots in Week 1 is currently on another team’s..." February 24

  • Emmitt Smith Reacts Negatively To Kid Trash-Talking Cam Newton: ‘The Amount of Disrespect’

    Total Pro Sports "Jseth Owens, who mocked Casm Newton for being a “free agent” and “poor,” has since released a statement to apologize for his actions, but that does not mean he is free from being blasted for his actions. The entire video rubbed so many people the wrong way and..." February 23

  • Cam Newton is definitely better than plenty of starting quarterbacks

    Pro Football Talk "Soon-to-be-free-agent quarterback Cam Newton recently declared that there aren’t 32 quarterbacks better than him. He’s right. On Tuesday’s PFT Live, Simms and I went through all 32 teams and identified several starting (for now) quarterbacks who..." February 23

  • Cam Newton: Bill Belichick 'Dope as S--t,' 'Most Misunderstood Person' in Sports

    ESPN " Quarterback Cam Newton spent the 2020 NFL season with the New England Patriots, and he would like to return in 2021. What he experienced with coach Bill Belichick is a big reason why. "I think Bill Belichick is the most misunderstood person in all of sports...." February 23

  • Lack of Better Alternatives May Lead Patriots to a Cam Newton Reunion

    The Big Lead "The New England Patriots are among the many teams entering the NFL offseason with a question mark at the quarterback position. The Rams, Lions, Eagles, and Colts have found clarity over the last two weeks in that regard. The offseason is long and many more quarterbacks will..." February 22

  • Cam Newton Heckler Apologizes For Trash-Talking QB

    TMZ "A teenage football player says he's truly sorry for trash-talking Cam Newton at a camp over the weekend ... explaining, "I never meant to humiliate & let anyone down." If you missed it, the young footballer and the former NFL MVP really got into it at a..." February 22

  • Cam Newton: There aren’t 32 quarterbacks better than me

    Boston Herald "Cam Newton is rarely, if ever, a dull interview. Recently, the Patriots quarterback, who is set to hit free agency next month, took part in a discussion with Brandon Marshall, Chad Ochocino and Fred Taylor in an episode of the “I AM ATHLETE” podcast, which is set to air on..." February 22

  • Cam Newton not ready to retire: 'My pride won't allow me to do it'

    The Score "Cam Newton believes he's still a starting-caliber quarterback in the NFL. Despite a disappointing 2020 season with the New England Patriots, Newton isn't considering retirement. "Hell no! I can't go out like that," Newton said on an episode of..." February 21

  • Shannon Sharpe Has Blunt Reaction To Kid Mouthing Off To Cam Newton At Youth Football Camp

    Total Pro Sports "A video of a young kid talking trash to Cam Newton at a football camp has been going viral on social media. In the below video, you will see a camper casually calling Newton for being a free agent after his down season with the New England Patriots in 2020. He not only called him..." February 21

  • Cam Newton shuts down heckler by reminding him, 'I'm rich'

    USA Today "After one mostly uneventful season with the New England Patriots, veteran quarterback Cam Newton will likely be back on the free agent market this offseason.  While that may be a concern for some players, Newton can take comfort in the fact that he already has made more than..." February 21

  • Cam Newton Heckled About Free Agency By a Kid at 7 on 7 Football Tournament in Myrtle Beach

    The Big Lead "Cam Newton got into it with a teenager on Saturday at a 7 on 7 football camp. Newton, who is very involved in 7 on 7 football (that's how he met high schooler Deshaun Watson), was walking the sideline when a player yelled something at him that caught his ear. Newton walked over..." February 21

  • Cam Newton Talks About Millions of Dollars He’s Spent On Clothes He Has Only Worn Once

    Total Pro Sports "Cam Newton may be known as an NFL quarterback, but he may also be equally known for his fashion sense. The New England Patriots quarterback has made social media go crazy numerous times ever single week for what he wears to and from a football game. His love for clothing has..." February 16

  • Here is why Cam Newton could return to Patriots in 2021

    Larry Brown Sports "It has been both reported and widely assumed that Cam Newton will not return to the New England Patriots next season. But now that it suddenly seems like the Pats could have trouble attracting free agents, is there a scenario where Bill Belichick could give Newton another..." February 15

  • Cam Newton's Ex-Teammate Confident QB Isn't Done, 'More Left In The Tank'

    TMZ "Cam Newton's NFL days are NOT numbered ... so says his former teammate Trai Turner, who tells TMZ Sports he believes the quarterback "has more left in the tank." Newton is coming off his worst season as a pro -- throwing just eight touchdown passes to 10..." February 13

  • Will Cam Newton End Up With The Washington Football Team?

    NBC Washington "Wednesday's mega-press conference by the Washington Football Team was held to introduce new general manager Martin Mayhew and executive VP of football/player personnel Marty Hurney, but questions about the team's plan at quarterback dominated the nearly hour-long..." February 04

  • Cam Newton deserves another run with Patriots? Devin McCourty weighs in

    Clutch Points "Cam Newton didn’t have success in his first — and possibly only — season with the New England Patriots. Despite Newton’s struggles with the Patriots in 2020, Devin McCourty recently shared on his “Double Coverage” podcast with his brother Jason..." January 31

  • Adam Schefter Predicts 18 Plus QBs Will Change Teams This Offseason

    The Big Lead "Last year's NFL offseason was a wild affair when it came to the quarterback position. Players like Tom Brady and Philip Rivers, long assumed to be the types of men who would only ever wear one uniform, changed teams. Presumptive starters were exchanged and displaced..." January 25

  • The Best Potential Landing Spots for Cam Newton

    Bleacher Report "In 2020, Cam Newton started a new chapter of his career with the New England Patriots after the Carolina Panthers released him in March. Statistically, he had his worst season when playing a majority of the games, but there were some positives. Newton didn't throw a touchdown in..." January 21

  • Lamar Jackson chasing 'Superman' Cam Newton for most rushing TDs as a quarterback

    Sporting News "Lamar Jackson may be the gold standard for the NFL's rushing quarterbacks in 2020, but he made sure to give credit to the "O.G." this season. In this case, the 'original gangster' Jackson is referring to is Cam Newton. The duo faced off for the first time as..." January 10

  • Cam Newton Projected to Land Back in the NFC South

    Heavy "The door on a Cam Newton return to the New England Patriots isn’t closed, but the talk of him landing elsewhere is already stirring. ESPN’s Mike Clay has said he believes Newton should sign with the New Orleans Saints. He and several other writers..." January 10

  • Rumors Suggests Cam Newton Could Receive Massive 2-Year Deal From Washington Football Team

    Total Pro Sports "Cam Newton’s future will certainly be a main headline for months to come. Newton finished the year with a 7-8 record and only threw for 2,657 yards, eight touchdowns and ten interceptions. If there was something positive to take from his season, it’s that he ran the ball..." January 07

  • Adam Schefter offers prediction on where Cam Newton could sign

    Larry Brown Sports "Cam Newton did very little this season to prove he can still play at a high level, but is there a chance he could land another starting job in 2021? ESPN’s Adam Schefter seems to think so. It is unlikely that Newton will return to the New England Patriots next season, and..." January 06